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What blood thinners are given to people with stroke/heart attack and peptic ulcers?

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Dr. Dimitrios Avgerinos
Thoracic Surgery 19 years experience
Blood thinner: this is a difficult situation because you have to balance between the ulcer and the need for blood thinner. A good choice is enteric coated aspirin. However, depending on the etiology of stroke or heart dz, a blood thinner may be avoided.

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Last updated Dec 12, 2015

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